Women + Weight Lifting, Part II

Hello blog world! Claira here, with a Part II to my previous “Women + Weight Lifting.” I hope after my last blog on women lifting weights, that I changed some of you women’s minds, or at least opened them up a bit, about whether or not to pick up the heavy stuff in the gym.  If so, GREAT! If not, here’s a few more bullet points to see if I can… Increased Metabolism First, what is metabolism? Metabolism is the…

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Women + Weight Lifting (from a woman’s perspective)

Hey you guys! Actually you girls… Claira here making a guest post on the blog. Since opening the gym, it’s surprising to me how many women are either too scared to lift weights in fear of the word “bulk,” or just don’t lift weights because they think they will “lose more fat by spending 30+ minutes on the treadmill.” Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not writing you being all hypocritical and telling you never to do…

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CARDIO.. How much, when, and why?

I see it everyday..  As I walk through the gym and glance into the cardio room, I see the swarm of cardio bunnies sweating their buns off. And I wonder to myself, “Are they doing that because they enjoy it?  Or are they doing it because they feel they HAVE to in order to look better?”  Now, I know there a lot of people out there that enjoy running and enjoy doing lots of cardio, but if you are anything like myself, you DEFINITELY…

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